Copying this from my post in the "Families" section...
Just got the first letter to Mom & Dad today! Understandably, his first few weeks' letters went to his beautiful bride, and she was gracious enough to share the redacted versions with us (i.e., mushy stuff removed).
It sounds as if Foxtrot 186 got off to a rough start, and reversions and discharges have already taken place so things are improving. It does a parent's heart good to hear some positive words, though I'm still wondering why there was no weekly journal posting on the web site this week. Maybe the journalist got reverted?
I guess the best way to a recruit's heart is through his stomach. My son went on and on in his letter about the food - he absolutely LOVES it! In his words, "The food is still amazing. Imagine: waffles, chocolate milk, blueberry pancakes, eggs, burritos, tilapia, swai (fish), PBJ, meatball sandwiches, enchiladas, chicken cooked a million different ways, and loads of vegetables.
" And he topped it off with, "Mom, I'm eating at least 3 servings of vegetables a day.